We experimentally demonstrate a novel multi-scale sampling technique for extending the dynamic range of a phase-modulated analog optical system employing passband signals by 20dB. Envelope distortion is compensated using digital post-processing.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
A. Agarwal, T. Banwell, J. Jackel, P. Toliver, and T. K. Woodward, "Multiscale Sampling for Wide Dynamic Range Electro-Optic Receivers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMI3.
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